Lewis theory is more comprehensive on this issue suggesting that art and culture are there to serve as a guide to a group of individuals sharing the same culture.
The idea of giving the minorities the opportunity to enjoy their rights and freedoms is referred to as multiculturalism whereby cultural differences are appreciated in the sense that no culture is viewed as superior to [...]
Saudi Arabia is a Middle East country located at the tropic of Cancer and is found in the Northern and eastern hemispheres.
From this review, it is clear that the author links westernization to colonization, which means that adoption and practice of western culture by third world countries is similar to colonization.
In the following paper, the current problems of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders will be investigated from the historical and cultural perspectives, and the possible solutions to the problem will be suggested.
In this paper, I will explore the discursive significance of the above-mentioned phenomenon at length, while promoting the idea that it should be discussed in close conjunction to what account for the instruments of hegemonic [...]
Through the qualitative design, we will be able to understand materialism and its effects from the perspective of the participants drawn from the UAE population.
The word may not find its rightful meaning in English due to the meaning that is attached to it by this society.
This is one of the points that can be made. This is one of the main claims that can be advanced.
In Islam, it is the right of every individual to choose whatever work he wants to do however, the selection of work should be done as per the needs of his society.
This limits the counselor's ability to learn religious and spiritual beliefs of other cultures in regards to religious beliefs and values.
The purpose of the essay is to clearly highlight the issue of intercultural communication with reference to language. Language is the first element that helps an individual to distinguish the cultural orientations of individuals.
In the process of resolving conflicts, it is important for the involved parties such as the negotiators to understand the prevailing culture.
For example, in some cultures, funerals represent a time of feasting and making merry whereas in majority of cultures funerals represent a time of grief and mourning. Their different cultures enable them to tolerate the [...]
In the recent past, the growth and transfer of various types of music, such as rock 'n' roll, hip hop, and other forms of music entertainment only contributed to the expansion and consolidation of the [...]
The cultural appropriation is destined to be hurtful when the source group is a minority group that has been persecuted or misused in different ways, or when the object of appropriation is especially delicate.
One of the main economic activity of this community was fishing and this was done according to the instructions of the council of elders.
The understanding of the relevant cultures helps in knowing where the people around us originate. The religion types are unique to the areas where they are found and exemplify the culture of people who participate [...]
This is one of the points that can be made. This is one of the aspects that can be distinguished.
Although all the other countries are affected by Americanization, Russia has been greatly affected especially due to the Western domination in to the East after the fall of the USSR.
The concepts of the diversity of the US culture that are shared in this article are important as they are address different elements of a culture that are important when it comes to determining how [...]
Smoking culture refers to the practice of smoking tobacco by people in the society for the sheer satisfaction and delight it offers.
To get a better understanding of this issue, one should first look at the definitions of culture and popular culture. This case illustrates an idea that it is rather difficult to establish the boundaries of [...]
James Rachels argues that this theory considers all the cultural practices to be good and valued according to the view of their adepts. Cultural Relativism is a good theory that enables people to learn various [...]
The process by which cultural traits and items are spread from one individual to another, either within a particular cultural setting or from one culture to another is known as cultural diffusion.
In most communities, the belief systems form the basis for validity of governance systems in the community as well as the acceptable laws governing behavior in the society.
Additionally it is vitally imperative that instructors interact with their audience in a manner that is respectful to the audience, that is why it sometimes becomes very hard to crack jokes because jokes that are [...]
Diversity is instrumental and vital in the process of empowering the minority in the society. Having the ability to imagine other points of view, the minority group will start attending to the social dimensions of [...]
Some of the objectives that were set are to conserve and protect the world heritage value of the sites, to incorporate the protection of the site into a complete planning program and to ensure that [...]
The effects of the cultural differences to firms especially those in the oil industry is far reaching, and goes from determining the employees a firm can hire to influencing the schedule of work because prayer [...]
Owing the varied nature of the constituents of this culture, there is a large and continually expanding evolution of the Indian culture especially as regards religion, beliefs and societal values that is quite influential to [...]
The two Authors, Brodkin and Salamon, clearly introduces us to the discriminated groups and their origin in that, in both stories the victims are immigrants and they are forced to accept the ill treatments in [...]
On the other hand, Charles Hirschman's article The Origins and Demise of the Concept of Race describes the origin and the end of the theory of race.
The most significant effect of globalisation rests on the notion that it has hugely affected the economic institutions of all countries in the world.
In the article, "The Cocacolonisation of Difference: Homogenized Diversity in 21st Century Cultural Practice", the author is talking of globalization and its effects, by using the word 'Cocacolonisation'.'Cocacolonisation', as the author employs, is a metaphor [...]
This could be due to the fact that the two clients are from different origins and the counselor in question could be familiar to the culture of one of them hence he was able to [...]
Despite the challenges, it is imperative to note that museums act as agents in the development of culture. One of the major challenges affecting museums is the fact that they have failed to prioritize the [...]
Indeed, this implies that ethical issues are out of bounds to outsiders in a given culture and it can only be analyzed within the context of the culture in question.
It was demonstrated that about three factors contributed to the 49% of the variance observed in the responses to the 32 questionnaires in the initial 40 countries.
The surveys show that residents of Dubai and UAE expect the Expo to have positive effects on the local culture and multicultural relationships in the UAE with about 65 percent of the respondents encouraging family [...]
Relativism continues to experience controversy and contention due to its core ideals that seek to defend the relative and volatile nature of truth and ethical conduct in social contexts.
Using illustrations, the author discusses various aspects of material culture in manner that does not deviate from the main objective of the book which is to show the reader that consumption is part of culture [...]
The research by Hofstede was based on the analysis of the role of employee values in attaining the company objectives. This dimension of individualism versus collectivism identifies the degree to which the interests of an [...]
Similarly, in comparison to the Zeus' potential to transform the lives of several individuals through his daily choices in the rule of the ancient Greek, the bills passed fallaciously have this capacity also. The presence [...]
In his discussion, he has shown that globalization is not confined in one particular area or sector of economy but rather says that it affect all areas that touch on the life of human beings.
To understand the management of cultural diversity in the hospitality industry, the following areas are discussed, the reasons for managing cultural diversity in the work place, the benefits of managing cultural diversity in the work [...]
The author wants to contradict the idea that the Goddess of Teotihuacan which has become the Great for the recent twenty years is the real personality as for the author's research it is just the [...]
These factors result to changes in different aspects of the society such as religion, cultural practices and other influential factors like where the society emulate the aspects of the tourists.
The end of world war two marked the start of the cold war between the Unites States of America and the Soviet Union.
In the definition of culture, emphasis has been laid on the premise that it involves people adapting to the conditions in which they live.
Whenever it comes to the study of philosophy, Gramsci who happens to be an author too, discusses the role of identity in the development of a world view and argues that in acquiring ones conception [...]
The first area is from the source to the table, where the history is clearly shown about the Asian, pacific American contributions to the food industry.
As a matter of fact, it should be noted that management in relation to implementation of the principles of cultural diversity will be important in terms of ensuring that all the respective agenda for ensuring [...]
One of the articles that was written by Kincaid gives her experiences in England which portrays her cultural baggage as she finds it quite hard to fit in this society and to adopt a similar [...]
The heated debate surrounding the Elgin marbles led to the sale of the marble to the British government, which placed the marbles in the British museum.
With this respect, managing diversity is core to the effective management of people within an organization, and it is usually relevant to the all the business processes and functions.
The relationship between Lily and her father is poor and at the age of fourteen, Lily and the caregiver run away from the family especially the father to other town.
Among such countries, China and Japan were voted as the most affected nations by modernization process because of the emergent of simple and advanced technologies. This changed gradually with the spread of industrial revolution in [...]
This has come about because of the cultural diversities of many countries in the west as more and more people from developing countries settle in the west. The culture of man is essentially about the [...]
In fact, culture as a way of life is the more common definition across the world, to the extent that local communities in the remotest regions tend to have a word that means the same [...]
The level of consumption of alcohol in the United Kingdom is particularly realized to be high as compared with that realized in America.
Since the advent of information revolution in the 1950s, the media is one of those industries that has undergone through a radical change so as to meet the current global demands as a result of [...]
Some of the earliest kingdoms in Africa include Benin, Ghana and Zimbabwe. Natural phenomena and animals were the common symbols.
As Yeh explains, this is mainly due to the reason that the intercultural interactions in history were minimal compared to the 21st century which is reason enough for the course not to be a part [...]
Culture is not stagnant The tendency of culture to grow naturally means that it is not stagnant. This means that religion and culture exist in the continuum of suffering.
The other value is cohesion in the group; a leader is the semblance of unity in any group or society, therefore, he or she must represent the will of the majority.
The report is a covers the effects that cultural diversity has on any business firm and how such diversity can be exploited to the advantage of the firm rather than being perceived as a problem. [...]
This spiritual thought led to the differences in the way s language is used in different cultures and the way in which the language reflects the culture and it's worldwide.
It can therefore be authoritatively stated that globalization is not a threat to cultural diversity and may in fact result in diversification and/or more appreciation of local cultures.
Culture is an integral part of human life, and its significance may be observed from several perspectives: as a powerful means for people to adapt to the environment they have to live in, as a [...]
One side of the business card should be in the Korean language, placed neatly in a business card portfolio, and should never be written in the other person's presence.
If culture shock is not negotiated properly, if one has to stay for long in the foreign land, the individual will remain homesick, alienated and very bitter Westerners visiting the East or Muslim countries inevitably [...]
Social learning theory is the theory that assumes that people can learn new behavior through observation and imitation of the social factors that make up the environment. Death is an event or condition that results [...]
In the same way, the National Museum of Australia considerably influences the character of history in terms of embroiled presentation of facts distinguishing the history of nation.
This has in turn influenced the way the region views and approaches the rest of the society. One thing that led to the adoption of western ideologies into the Asian region was the spread of [...]
In this view, I consider that Japanese culture is the most difficult culture to live in because of the faux pas associated with the hand gestures.
These cultural values differentiate one community from the other and thus the need to reduce misunderstanding and conflicts in the business world.
At the end of the training, Johns notes that learners should be able to identify some of the benefits and challenges associated with cultural diversity in the context of criminal justice system.
The key question of the article is how culture may bolster resilience in substance abuse recovery as well as what constitutes "cultural authenticity" for both indigenous and non-indigenous residents of a remote community.
The use of the term Washington Redskins has brought many controversies, with majority of people particularly the Native American groups and the United States government arguing that the term "redskin" should be withdrawn from the [...]
Culture is defined as "a system of values and norms that are shared among a group of people and that, taken together, constitute a design for living". For example, in the Chinese culture, the concept [...]
In non-western cultures, the new products and ideas are seen as a welcome since they are promising to the future of the people.
Spain, on the other hand, has adapted the ultra option for the beauty scene just like in the U.S. Most people believe that the ideal nature of beauty is in the context of the U.S.
In the eyes of the democratic western world, the violence is directly attributed to the oppressive political systems of the East.
The USA seems not to have personal culture as the number of immigrants who have come to the country has affected the cultural destinations of the Native Americans and now it seems that the whole [...]
The role of the press in this dilemma is highlighted because the press eventually determines how nations handle redistribution and recognition issues. Siapera's account of the redistribution and recognition dilemma is easy to understand.
Identity is a very important concept for the modern society as people often have to live in another country and adopt new traditions, but they need to know who they are.
Schwartz and Conley are of the opinion that all cultures have a history and a heritage which is passed from one generation to another.
For instance, looking at Japan from the Hofstede five dimensional models will give the most significant drivers in the culture of the country in comparison to other countries across the world.
Cultural relativism is the study of the part that values play in shaping cultures in different societies. It is clear that the values held by each different culture create the foundations of their moral structure.
It is uniformly, if not more, essential to be capable of communicating using the general idioms and references of the culture which people of that culture practice. It is thus essential that culture literacy is [...]
The net result is a global culture; the effect and extent that global culture has gone in the world varied among nations and continents; developed countries have their culture more diffused and uniformity can be [...]
Perhaps, lack of this information is to hide the miseries of the past and assist the Asian-Americans to concentrate in the positive part of history.
Since different societies have different dress cultures, it is important for visitors and immigrants to adopt the dress culture of the country that they are in. This will show a degree of unity and respect [...]
Strategies of coping with culture shock include admitting that feelings arising from culture shock are normal, making friends with the locals, learning some elements of the local culture, maintaining close contact with family members and [...]
Cultural imperialism on the other hand is considered as the situation where the western countries dominate the media worldwide and in the process exert a lot of influences on the cultures of the developing nations [...]
Given that rituals and stereotypes are a part of beliefs, values, and norms that society holds at a given instance of history, the use of phones in texting while driving has rituals and stereotypes associated [...]
This issue has been carefully examined in media that specifically focuses on the development and transformation of the counterculture which, in its turn, has provoked the expansion of capitalism, has introduced innovation to mainstream culture, [...]
In this regard, the concept of stereotype also influences social categorization and information sharing in the course of cross-cultural communication. One of the most effective ways to exterminate stereotypic and linear thinking is to change [...]
According to the thesis, it is not right for one community to force its rule unto another person from a different community. The other flaw of this thesis is that, people who advocate for change [...]